As some of you might have seen I have changed my blog name. It has been something on my mind for a while, something that I have thought through intensively and finally just decided to dive in, head first. So, why THE PARENTING PARADOX? As parents we bring these tiny fragile humans into the big wide world, these little ones grow and believe with all their hearts we run the world as well as control everything in it. Little do they know is that behind the “ouchie”-healer, worry-comforter and question-responder facade is a mildly crazy person whose mind runs in … Continue reading What’s in a name
The skies decided to open this evening and bless us with some much needed rain. The Western Cape is in a drought, the worst recorded in … Continue reading The little things.
Life is racing at Mach speed and it feels like I literally need to hold on to something grounded to prevent myself from getting whiplash. Wasn’t … Continue reading Happy 20 uhm 18
Sitting on the couch, after eating what feels like double my weight in delectably divine food, there’s a tad of despair that this year is drawing … Continue reading Mind over matter
TRAVELING WITH A TODDLER When Mila was just about 3 months old we went to Amsterdam for a holiday. (Yes we are those looney parents that planned a trip overseas before the bambino had actually arrived.) Naturally I was a … Continue reading Wanderlust not so “wander”ful